Heard-mixon Elementary School

14110 Highway 36
Covington, GA 30014
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Heard-mixon Elementary School serves 428 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Heard-mixon Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 41% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

School Overview

Heard-mixon Elementary School's student population of 428 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

Heard-mixon Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Heard-mixon Elementary School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#943 out of 2188 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
13%
15%
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Black
24%
37%
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White
57%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.600.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
61%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Heard-mixon Elementary School is Alcovy High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Indian Creek Middle School (8.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rocky Plains Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Covington Alcovy High School Math: 18% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,962 student
    0.5 miles
    14567 Highway 36
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 784-4995
    0.5 9-12 1,962
  • Covington Rocky Plains Elementary School Math: 38% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 588 students
    3.3 miles
    5300 Highway 162 S
    Covington, GA 30016
    (770) 784-4987
    3.3 PK-5 588
  • Covington East Newton Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 536 students
    7.9 miles
    2286 Dixie Rd
    Covington, GA 30014
    (770) 784-2973
    7.9 PK-5 536
  • Mcdonough Rock Spring Elementary School Math: 43% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 777 students
    8.0 miles
    1550 Stroud Rd
    Mcdonough, GA 30252
    (770) 957-6851
    8 PK-5 777
  • Mansfield Mansfield Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 443 students
    8.5 miles
    45 E Third Ave
    Mansfield, GA 30055
    (770) 784-2948
    8.5 PK-5 443

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